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Sulphuric acid

The world's most-used chemical

Sulphuric acid is a highly corrosive, colourless viscous liquid and one of the most used chemicals in a variety of processes in the fertilizer, pulp & paper, mining and chemical industries.

Boliden sulphuric acid production

We are one of the smelting industry's main producers of high quality sulphuric acid. Thanks to our capacity, we are able to guarantee a very high delivery performance.

We have a yearly production capacity of 1.7 million tonnes of sulphuric acid in our smelting plants at Rönnskär, Harjavalta, Kokkola and Odda. Furthermore, the sulphuric acid from Harjavalta and Rönnskär is of the highest industrial quality. Liquid sulphur dioxide of the same high quality is also produced here. 

Facts about Sulphuric acid & Sulphur dioxide

  • Sulphuric acid:
  • Chemical symbol: H2SO4
  • Appearance: Colourless viscous liquid
  • Melting point: 10 °C
  • Boiling point: 337 °C
  • Sulphur dioxide:
  • Chemical symbol: SO2
  • Appearance: Colourless liquid
  • Melting point: -72 °C
  • Boiling point: -10 °C
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Did you know that...

sulphuric acid is the world's most-used chemical? It is used chiefly in the production of pulp, fertilizers, paper and titanium dioxide and also in the metallurgical industry.



Janne Lovén

Janne Lovén

Manager Sales - Sulphur Products


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